AAA Editor Notes
Ca' d'Zan (Ringling's Winter Residence) is at 5401 Bay Shore Rd. on the grounds of The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and was completed in 1925 at a cost of $1.5 million. The 56-room, terra cotta mansion resembles a Venetian Gothic palace. Marble, tapestries and elaborately carved and gilded furniture dominate the interior. The mansion's first floor can be viewed on a self-guiding tour. The guided Mable's Tour includes the first and second floors; John's Tour includes floors two through five.Docent-led tours are limited; an admission time is provided with art museum ticketing. Note: Guided tours require climbing stairs and standing for long periods.Guided tours are available. Food is available.